By Heather Proctor
Although the ancestral domestic of chelicerates was once the ocean, the majority of glossy species live to tell the tale land. so much scholars of spiders and mites additionally limit themselves to terrestrial habitats. although, a shocking variety of mites (Arachnida: Acari) have lower back to a watery life. nearly 7000 species from the Mesostigmata, Astigmata, Oribatida, and particularly the Prostigmata, now dwell in marine and freshwater habitats. In Aquatic Mites, a dozen chapters discover the distribution, ecology, habit, genetics, and evolution of the main varied of those staggering arachnids. the result of those reviews elevate as many fascinating questions as they resolution, and will galvanize extra investigations of the biology of freshwater and marine Acari.
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Aquatic Mites from Genes to Communities by Heather Proctor